Lee banned after curfew violation

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Middlesbrough striker Lee Dong-Gook has been banned from playing for South Korea for 12 months for breaking a team curfew during July´s Asian Cup in Indonesia.

Lee, along with fellow internationals Kim Sang-sik and Woo Sung-yong, have also been barred from participating in Korea Football Association-run events for two years after joining World Cup hero Lee Woon-jae at the bar on the night after the loss to Bahrain on July 15.

Goalkeeper Lee Woon-jae, who played a key role in Korea´s penalty shoot-out win over Spain in the quarter-finals of the 2002 World Cup, has been banned from playing for three years and ordered to do 80 hours community service.

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